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Covid-19 tracing apps face challenge in achieving effective penetration

Monday 18 May 2020 | 12:11 CET | Author: Ed Achterberg, Sanne de Bruyckere | Market Commentary
With lockdown measures being lifted in many countries, the focus of the coronavirus crisis is shifting towards how to prevent a second wave of infections. Several countries are developing smartphone apps to try and track new cases of the virus and then alert people who may have been in contact with a person infected by Covid-19. However, research by Telecompaper suggests the usefulness of the apps may be limited, as it will be difficult to reach a high penetration of users quickly. 

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